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American Women Authors and Literary Property, 18221869

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American Women Authors and Literary Property, explores how copyright law and married women's property laws shaped the works and careers of five popular 19th-century American fiction writers-- Catharine Sedgwick, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Fanny Fern, Cited by:   "Although a self-styled act of "literary recovery," Melissa Homestead's American Women Authors and Literary Property, seems to me actually nothing less than a revisionary literary history of the heyday of women's writing - and the conditions underlying and regulating its composition and circulation - in the United :   Through an exploration of women authors' engagements with copyright and married women's property laws, American Women Authors and Literary Property, –, revises nineteenth-century American literary history, making women's authorship and copyright law central.

Using case studies of five popular fiction writers - Catharine Sedgwick, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Fanny. Book review: American Women Authors and Literary Property, April “In English common law a married woman is nothing at all. She passes out of legal existence.” –.

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18221869 book Cambridge University Press () Andrews Hall P.O. Box Lincoln NE (fax). American Women Authors and Literary Property, – speech advocated “the right of property for married women,” “the right of freedom of tho’t and action,” and “the education of women.”33 Indignantly describing the status of a married woman under coverture as “a thing – a chattel, only a chattel her husband has no right.

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Through an exploration of women authors' engagements with copyright and married women's property laws, American Women Authors and Literary Property,revises nineteenth-century American literary history, making women's authorship and copyright law central. Using case studies of 18221869 book popular fiction writers - Catharine Sedgwick, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Fanny Fern, Augusta.

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7 For analyses of the circumstances of Fern’s divorce, see Joyce Warren, Fanny Fern: An Independent Woman (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, ), ; and Melissa J.

Homestead, American Women Authors and Literary Property, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), The Married Women's Property Acts are laws enacted by the individual states of the United States beginning inusually under that name and sometimes, especially when extending the provisions of a Married Women's Property Act, under names describing a specific provision, such as the Married Women's Earnings Act.

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